Tag Archives: Singers of India

Sharda Sinha Biography, Bihar Folk Singer

Sharda Sinha- Bihar Folk Singer

Sharda Sinha, born on October 1, 1952 at Samastipur district of Bihar. She is popular folk singer of Bihar and known as “Bihar Kokila” famous for Chhath geet and bhojpuri songs. She has been honored with Padma Shree for her contribution in folk music. Her songs are class apart. Melodious, simple in tunes and would touch different aspects of life. …

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Kishore Kumar Biography For Students And Children

Kishore Kumar

Born: Abhas Kumar Ganguly 4 August 1929 Khandwa, Madhya Pradesh, India Died: 13 October 1987 (aged 58) Bombay, Maharashtra, India (present-day Mumbai) Occupation: Singer, Lyricist, Composer, Actor, Film Producer, Film Director, Screenwriter Years active: 1946 – 1987 Kishore Kumar was one of the most popular play back singer in Hindi films. He was not only a singer but also an …

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RD Burman Biography: Pancham Da Life History

RD Burman Biography - Rahul Dev Burman Life History

Name: Rahul Dev Burman Born: 27 June 1939, Kolkata Died: 4 January 1994, Mumbai Spouse: Asha Bhosle (m. 1980–1994), Rita Patel (m. 1966–1971) Nationality: Indian Other names: Pancham Da, Shahensha-E-Music Occupation: Music director, Score composer, Singer, Actor, Music Arranger, Music Producer, Musician Years active: 1961 – 1994 Parent(s): S. D. Burman; Meera Dev Burman RD Burman Biography For Students Achievements …

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Mukesh Chand Mathur Biography For Students

Mukesh Chand Mathur

Mukesh Chand Mathur (July 22, 1923 – August 27, 1976) born in Delhi, popularly known as Mukesh and nicknamed The Man With the Golden Voice, was one of the finest male playback singers of Bollywood, along with Mohammed Rafi and Kishore Kumar. Mukesh Chand Mathur alias Zoravar Chand popular as the ‘man with the golden voice’ was one of the …

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Sonu Nigam Biography For Students

Sonu Nigam - Biography, Early Life & Singing Career

Sonu Nigam, (born 30 July 1973 in Faridabad, Haryana, India) is a playback singer whose songs have been featured in numerous Bollywood movies. He has also released numerous Indi-pop albums. He changed the spelling of his last name from Nigam to Niigaam to reflect an auspicious number in astrology. Sonu Nigam: Early Life Sonu was born in Faridabad. His family …

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Amitabh Bachchan Biography For Students

Amitabh Bachchan

Amitabh Bachchan — The Government of India honored him with the Padma Shri in 1984, the Padma Bhushan in 2001 and the Padma Vibhushan in 2015 for his contributions to the arts. Full Name: Amitabh Bachchan Nick Name: “Amitji”, “Big B” Date of Birth: 1942, October 11th Place of Birth: Allahabad, India Height: 6′ 3″ Profession: Actor, Playback Singer, Voice-over Actor …

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Mahendra Kapoor Biography For Students

Mahendra Kapoor

Mahendra Kapoor [January 9, 1934, Amritsar – September 27, 2008, Mumbai] was an Indian playback singer. In a career spanning five decades, his repertoire extended to 25,000 songs in various regional languages, including memorable hits like ‘Chalo ek baar chalo’ (Gumrah), ‘Neele gagan ke taale’ (Hamraaz), and in various language, but he became synonymous with patriotic songs, with ‘Mere Desh …

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Dr. Balamurali Krishna Biography For Students

Dr. Balamurali Krishna - Biography, Early Life & Music Career

Birth name: Mangalampalli Balamuralikrishna Born: 6 July 1930 Sankaraguptam, East Godavari District, Madras Presidency, British India (now part of Andhra Pradesh, India) Died: 22 November 2016 (aged 86) Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India Genres: Carnatic Music Occupation: Musician Instruments: Viola, Mridangam, Kanjira Years Active: 1938–2016 Dr. Balamurali Krishna — The celebrated Carnatic Musical Genius ‘Padmashri’ Dr. Balamurali Krishna is a renowned singer, …

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Meena Kumari Biography For Students And Children

Meena Kumari

Born: Mahjabeen Bano 1 August 1933 Meetawala Chawl, Dadar East, Bombay, India Died: 31 March 1972 (aged 38) Mumbai, Maharashtra, India Cause of death: Liver cirrhosis Resting Place: Rahmatabad cemetery, Mumbai, Maharashtra Nationality: Indian Occupation: Actress, Singer, Poetess, Costume Designer Spouse: Kamal Amrohi (m. 1952) Awards: Filmfare Award for Best Actress, BFJA Award for Best Actress Meena Kumari, was an …

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Mohammed Rafi Biography for Students and Children

Mohammed Rafi

Mohammed Rafi —was a famous playback singer. He was born on 24 December 1924 in Punjab. Even at a young age he was more fond of music than studies. He started learning music from the famous Hindustani singer Chotte Gulam Ali Khan. Later he became the disciple of Firoze Nizam. When Firoze was appointed as a music director in Lahore …

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